Thank you for helping with translation. This information will be used to make Home Language Literacy resources for adult and adolescent emergent readers. If you have questions about this project, you can email email@example.com.
You will be translating words and sentences from the book "Can you?".
To see a preview of the book in English, click on the image below. When you are ready to submit a translation, choose "Next".
The goal of this project is to create Home Language Literacy resources for adult and adolescent emergent readers.
Languages needed include: Somali, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Arabic, Farsi, Nepali, and Spanish. Other languages are welcome as well.
What language are you submitting?
If you are submitting a translation of a language that doesn't use the Roman alphabet, please submit both the native language script as well as a transliteration into the Roman alphabet. For example, to submit a translation for "jacket", enter "ज्याकेट = jyākēṭa" into the box.
The title of the book is "Can you?". How would you translate this?
Translate each word:
Choose a word or phrase that would fit in this question if possible: "Can you ______?"
speak ________ (use name of target language)
for example, "speak Spanish" or "speak Swahili"
play the guitar
Translate each sentence:
She is driving.
She is cooking.
They are dancing.
They are swimming.
He is speaking English.
He is speaking _______. (use name of target language)
For example "He is speaking Spanish" or "He is speaking Swahili"
He is playing the guitar.
They are playing soccer.
Translate each question:
What is she doing?
What is he doing?
What are they doing?
How are you?
This is what will appear in the small text bubble in the photo of the two men speaking. See image below:
Translate each question or response:
Can you drive?
Can you cook?
Can you dance?
Can you swim?
Can you speak English?
Can you speak ________? (use the name of the target language)
For example, "Can you speak Spanish?" or "Can you speak Swahili?"
Can you play the guitar?
Can you play soccer?
Yes, I can.
No, I can't.
Thank you for your help!
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